Class of 1951
1951 Maroon Spotlight
F.F.A. 48 – 51.
Harold Fredrick Kukuk
March 16, 1933 – June 14, 2021
Harold Fredrick Kukuk, 88, was born to Raymond Albert and Anna Alvina Wilhelmina (Feken) Kukuk on March 16, 1933, at home in the Lucien, OK, area west of Perry, OK. He graduated from Perry High School in May 1951. He married the love of his life, Lillie Schieffer, February 26, 1954, at Christ Lutheran Church, Perry, OK.
Harold lived his life west of Perry on farms. He was happy doing farming, tractor work, and harvesting. He also worked over 40 years for the Noble County District #2 in some capacity even running for county commissioner and only losing by a few votes. He began driving a rock truck and later drove a grader, fixing the surface of many a road all over the middle of the county to the satisfaction of many county residents.
He passed June 14, 2021, at home in Eucha, OK. He was on hospice care and the round-the-clock care of his family.
He is survived at his home by his daughter, Melinda Kukuk Jones, and great-granddaughter Julie Snearly, who were also his caregivers when needed, especially the last two years of his life as his health progressively failed.
Harold’s family includes: daughter Melinda Jones, her children and grandchildren: Robert Duane Snearly, his daughter and son, Julie and Allen Snearly; Amanda Snearly Mitchell; and Christianne Snearly Wood and husband John, and daughter Serenity;
Harold’s oldest son Harold Dean or H.D. Kukuk and wife Dawn, and their children and grandchildren: Joshua McKenzie and wife Glenna and son Charles and daughter Ashley Kukuk Bradly and husband Todd, with daughter Lilly; sons: Gary Frank, David Green, and Rick Snyder;
Harold’s youngest son Lynn Kukuk and wife Keitha, their children and grandchildren: Alicia Kukuk Seabolt and husband Cody, 3 children. Fredrick Kukuk and wife Mandy, with his 2 children;
Trisha Kukuk Seeley and husband Rusty and their children and grandchildren: Samantha Kukuk, Christian Johnson, Kristina Seeley and 1 child;
LaChell Witter and her children are Aaron Witter, Riley Harrell, and Kelbi Phillips;
Anthony Witter and wife Amy and children Taylor and Heston Witter;
Meliah Witter Boyd and husband Coby and their children: Kohl Witter, Zain and Ryker Wilson, and Wyatt and Riley Boyd and 1 grandchild;
Brother Raymond Kukuk and wife Rose.
Harold was also close to numerous “double nieces and nephews”: Larry, Ray, Robert, Anthony Kukuk, and Marissa Makovec, Anne Potter, and Sandra Keneston, as well as many cousins and other nieces and nephews on the Feken and Schieffer sides of his family;
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Lillie Schieffer Kukuk, his parents, his older brother Herman and his wife Audrey Schieffer Kukuk, and many well-loved Feken and Kukuk aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 19, at Christ Lutheran Church, Perry, Oklahoma, with interment at Grace Hill cemetery.